Edwards, Tom, MM3

Machinists Mate
 
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1967-1969, MM-0000, USS Wainwright (DLG-28)
Service Years
1965 - 1969
MM-Machinists Mate
One Hash Mark

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon




 Military Association Memberships
Chapter 12Post 2492, Imlay City PostUSS Wainwright Association
  1985, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 12 (Member) (Port Huron, Michigan) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1985, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 2492, Imlay City Post (Member) (Imlay City, Michigan) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2000, USS Wainwright Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I retired 28 years as Experimental Test Driver in The Special Test Unit
with Ford Motor Company, Michigan Proving Grounds, Romeo, Mich.
Married with 3 daughters, and 3 Grandsons. The wife and I like to travel in our motorhome. We spend our summers at The Washakie Golf and RV resort in North Branch, Michigan. I love fishing for Walleye and Salmon in The Great Lakes.
I enjoy pen and ink drawing and scrimshaw on ivory when I find the time
I served on The USS NEW DD818 for 2 years went to Vietnam in 1967
put in for transfer to go back to NAM, 
got on the USS WAINWRIGHT DLG 28 for 2nd tour of duty 1968
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1965, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 176
 Duty Stations
USS New (DD-818)USS Wainwright (DLG-28)
  1966-1967, MM-0000, USS New (DD-818)
  1967-1969, MM-0000, USS Wainwright (DLG-28)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1968 Operation Sea Dragon
  1967-1967 Operation Rolling Thunder/Operation Rolling Thunder V
  1967-1968 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1967-1968 Danang , South Vietnam (FOB)
  1967-1968 PIRAZ Station SAR, North Vietnam
 Colleges Attended 
  1970-1971, Others/Not Listed
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